Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 10 (1950) APNI
Tall, woody climber with twining stems; branches glabrous or minutely pubescent when young. Leaves narrow- to broad-lanceolate, 3–20 cm long, 1–4 cm wide (linear and narrower in juvenile plants), apex acute to acuminate, base cuneate, margins flat, more or less glabrous, upper surface dark green, lower surface pale yellowish-green to fawn, secondary veins prominent; petiole 8–15 mm long. Inflorescences of many-flowered terminal and axillary panicles. Flowers yellowish, scented; pedicels 4–10 mm long; sepals 2–3 mm long, pubescent, joined in basal half; corolla-tube c. 2 mm long, corolla-lobes lanceolate, 2–4 mm long, acute, recurved, hairy at base; anther cone c. 3 mm long, slightly exserted, filaments c. 1 mm long, bent upwards. Capsule more or less terete, 5–10 cm long, pubescent. Flowers mainly late spring and summer.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE, HNF, HSF, OtR, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, WaP, WPro. Also NSW, Tas. Often a common component of wet sclerophyll forests and rain-forest from the Otway Range to far East Gippsland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||cultivated|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|